The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Hewlett-Packard Company.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 41 47 33
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Contract jobs citing HP 29 25 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.04% 2.76% 3.91%
As % of the Vendors category 8.45% 6.78% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 15
Average daily rate
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£110 £388 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-71.61% +187.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £336
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -7.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.68 £15.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-8.83% +9.09%
HP
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
343 369 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 47.77% 40.77% 47.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 166 170
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £225 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 36 34
Average hourly rate £18.13 £31.56 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.54% -5.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £44.90 £49.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP across the Cheshire region.

HP Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Cheshire region.

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

HP
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +3 16 £110 -26.66%
Chester +13 8 £376 -11.64% 2
Macclesfield - 4 £450 -
Runcorn - - - - 1
Knutsford - - - -
HP
North West

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing HP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP.

1 30 (54.55%) Microsoft
1 30 (54.55%) Service Management
2 29 (52.73%) ITIL
3 27 (49.09%) MS Excel
4 26 (47.27%) SLA
5 23 (41.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 23 (41.82%) Lotus
5 23 (41.82%) OpenView
5 23 (41.82%) MCP
5 23 (41.82%) IBM Notes
5 23 (41.82%) MS Office
6 19 (34.55%) Security Cleared
7 17 (30.91%) SC Cleared
8 16 (29.09%) Windows
9 15 (27.27%) Cisco
10 10 (18.18%) Sun
10 10 (18.18%) Linux
10 10 (18.18%) Telecoms
11 9 (16.36%) Finance
11 9 (16.36%) VMware
11 9 (16.36%) AIX
11 9 (16.36%) SQL
11 9 (16.36%) Problem Management
11 9 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (14.55%) Relational Database
12 8 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (14.55%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (14.55%) RDBMS
13 7 (12.73%) IBM
13 7 (12.73%) Oracle

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing HP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (41.82%) IBM Notes
2 6 (10.91%) Apache
3 5 (9.09%) WebLogic
4 4 (7.27%) IIS
4 4 (7.27%) Documentum
5 3 (5.45%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.64%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.82%) JBoss
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 27 (49.09%) MS Excel
2 23 (41.82%) MS Office
3 4 (7.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) WAN
1 3 (5.45%) SAN
2 2 (3.64%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (3.64%) Intranet
2 2 (3.64%) Internet
2 2 (3.64%) HTTP
3 1 (1.82%) LDAP
3 1 (1.82%) SNMP
3 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.82%) FTP
3 1 (1.82%) Firewall
3 1 (1.82%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.82%) NAS
3 1 (1.82%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.82%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) Relational Database
1 8 (14.55%) RDBMS
2 4 (7.27%) BODI
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.64%) Informix
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Selenium
1 2 (3.64%) JIRA
1 2 (3.64%) Mockito
1 2 (3.64%) Cucumber
1 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.64%) Introscope
1 2 (3.64%) JUnit
General
1 10 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 9 (16.36%) Finance
3 5 (9.09%) Banking
4 3 (5.45%) Retail
5 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.82%) Legal
6 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (45.45%) Analyst
2 22 (40.00%) Service Analyst
2 22 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (7.27%) Project Manager
3 4 (7.27%) Network Specialist
4 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (5.45%) Architect
5 2 (3.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (3.64%) Administrator
5 2 (3.64%) Consultant
5 2 (3.64%) Java Developer
5 2 (3.64%) Developer
5 2 (3.64%) IT Architect
5 2 (3.64%) Problem Analyst
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (1.82%) J2EE Software Engineer
6 1 (1.82%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (1.82%) Information Manager
6 1 (1.82%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (1.82%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.73%) HTML
1 7 (12.73%) CSS
2 5 (9.09%) YUI
3 4 (7.27%) Catalyst
4 2 (3.64%) Spring
4 2 (3.64%) JSON
4 2 (3.64%) RESTful
4 2 (3.64%) JAX-RS
4 2 (3.64%) PowerMock
4 2 (3.64%) JAX-RPC
4 2 (3.64%) WSDL
4 2 (3.64%) J2EE
4 2 (3.64%) JDBC
4 2 (3.64%) Servlets
4 2 (3.64%) SOAP
4 2 (3.64%) Web Services
4 2 (3.64%) XML
4 2 (3.64%) XSL
5 1 (1.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.91%) CMDB
3 4 (7.27%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (7.27%) FlexPod
4 3 (5.45%) Replication
4 3 (5.45%) Clustering
4 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.64%) Online Banking
5 2 (3.64%) Open Source
5 2 (3.64%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.82%) Tandem
6 1 (1.82%) AS400
6 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.09%) Windows
2 10 (18.18%) Linux
3 9 (16.36%) AIX
4 7 (12.73%) HPUX
4 7 (12.73%) Solaris
5 6 (10.91%) UNIX
6 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.82%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (54.55%) Service Management
2 29 (52.73%) ITIL
3 9 (16.36%) Problem Management
4 8 (14.55%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (12.73%) Change Management
5 7 (12.73%) Incident Management
6 6 (10.91%) Migration
7 5 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (9.09%) Network Management
7 5 (9.09%) Web Development
8 4 (7.27%) Time Management
8 4 (7.27%) ITSM
8 4 (7.27%) MVC
8 4 (7.27%) TOGAF
9 3 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (5.45%) Service Delivery
9 3 (5.45%) Project Management
9 3 (5.45%) Change Control
9 3 (5.45%) Knowledge Management
10 2 (3.64%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.36%) SQL
2 7 (12.73%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.91%) Perl
4 4 (7.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (41.82%) MCP
2 19 (34.55%) Security Cleared
3 17 (30.91%) SC Cleared
4 6 (10.91%) CCNP
4 6 (10.91%) CCNA
4 6 (10.91%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (9.09%) CCIE
6 4 (7.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (3.64%) Degree
7 2 (3.64%) PMP
7 2 (3.64%) PMI Certification
7 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.82%) MCSE
8 1 (1.82%) Sun Certification
8 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.82%) NCIE
8 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (47.27%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.82%) NFS
3 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (41.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 23 (41.82%) OpenView
2 5 (9.09%) HP NNM
3 1 (1.82%) Foglight
3 1 (1.82%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.82%) CA Wily
3 1 (1.82%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (1.82%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 30 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 23 (41.82%) Lotus
3 15 (27.27%) Cisco
4 10 (18.18%) Sun
5 9 (16.36%) VMware
6 7 (12.73%) IBM
6 7 (12.73%) Oracle
7 6 (10.91%) Opsware
7 6 (10.91%) Compuware
8 5 (9.09%) BMC
8 5 (9.09%) F5
8 5 (9.09%) NetScout
9 4 (7.27%) Business Objects
10 3 (5.45%) Citrix
10 3 (5.45%) Dell
11 2 (3.64%) Perforce
11 2 (3.64%) EMC
11 2 (3.64%) NetApp
12 1 (1.82%) Juniper
12 1 (1.82%) Nokia
Runcorn
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago